About Aurum

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What we do

Aurum is a hedge fund investment specialist focused solely on selecting hedge funds and managing fund of hedge fund portfolios. Our portfolios are designed to grow and protect our clients’ capital, while providing consistent and diversified returns.

We have delivered results to clients with five clear investment needs.

Real inflation adjusted returns

Low volatility of returns

Capital protection during turbulent markets

Low correlation to equities and bonds

High consistency of positive performance

Investing our clients’ capital alongside our own since 1994 across multiple market cycles. Aurum has always remained independent and this ensures that we remain free to invest in accordance with our conviction, and every decision we make is made in the best interest of our clients. We understand the difficulties markets can present investors with and the negative impact of downside volatility on long-term returns.

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Does structure matter? Hedge funds v alternative UCITS – H1 2022 update

08/08/2022

Earlier this year we wrote about the growing performance gap that has emerged between hedge funds and their alternative UCITS (“alt UCITS”) counterparts…

Hedge fund industry deep dive – H1 22

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H1 2022 has been an extraordinarily challenging time period, not only for financial markets, but also for the global geopolitical landscape. The hedge…

Aurum’s quarterly review – Q2 2022

26/07/2022

All of Aurum’s managed funds and bespoke accounts delivered positive returns in the second quarter of 2022. Performance for Aurum’s commingled fund…

Why manager selection is critical when building a hedge fund portfolio

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In the latter part of 2021, we did a short note looking at how investors in hedge funds that have a higher exposure to beta-driven strategies had been…

Monthly hedge fund performance review – June 2022

15/07/2022

Hedge fund performance was mixed in June, with wider dispersion than in May. Strategies with a higher beta to equities continued to underperform other…

Equity long/short deep dive – May 22

06/07/2022

Equity l/s underperformed over the past year, with the strategy underperforming directional equities, as well as the broader hedge fund universe. Equity…

Monthly hedge fund performance review – May 2022

20/06/2022

Hedge fund performance was generally negative in May, with wider dispersion than in April. Macro was the only master strategy with positive returns. Strategies…

Multi-strategy deep dive – Apr 22

31/05/2022

Multi-strategy funds posted 12 consecutive months of positive returns during a period that provided a number of significant challenges across the hedge…

Is performance or asset gathering driving growth in hedge fund industry assets?

23/05/2022

In the wake of recent market volatility, even more investors are seeking downside protection from hedge funds, resulting in large inflows into the hedge…

Monthly hedge fund performance review – April 2022

19/05/2022

Hedge fund performance was mixed in April with slightly wider dispersion than in March. Strategies with a higher beta to equities remained weaker than…

Aurum’s quarterly review – Q1 2022

26/04/2022

All of Aurum’s managed funds and bespoke accounts delivered positive returns in the first quarter of 2022. Performance for Aurum’s commingled fund…

Monthly hedge fund performance review – March 2022

20/04/2022

Hedge fund performance was generally positive in March; dispersion was slightly wider than in February. Strategies with a higher beta to equities remained…

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